The Annual Lilly Teaching and Learning Conference Newport Beach will be held Thursday, February 19 through Sunday February 22, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, California. Please visit the Lilly Conference -CA website for conference details. The Newport Hyatt will serve as the venue, sitting where you can walk to beaches and picturesque Balboa Island, featuring unique boutiques and shops with a European flair.

With workshops, concurrent sessions, roundtable discussions, poster sessions and four plenary presenters, this conference will have many options for any faculty member interested in evidence-based strategies to improve student learning.

Lilly Conferences have provided opportunities for the presentation of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning for over 34 years. Participants come from a multitude of disciplines and from throughout the US. Come share what has been successful in your classes, learn from conference presenters, engage in stimulating conversations, and return to your campus with new possibilities for creating exciting opportunities for your students and a new vision for learning.

The conference theme is “Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.” Lilly Conferences is committed to Evidence-Based Teaching and Learning.  The conference sub-themes include:

  • Academic Success
  • Student Learning
  • Creating Communities of Learners
  • Course/Curriculum Design/Redesign
  • Engaging and Motivating Students
  • Innovative Pedagogical Approaches
  • Multiculturalism/Diversity/Inclusion
  • Online Learning and Teaching
  • Promoting Social Responsibility and Sustainability
  • Service/Experiential Learning
  • Teaching Well with Classroom Technologies

Presentations are selected by blind-peer review process.

Presenters have the option of developing their presentation into a manuscript for consideration in the Conference Proceedings.   The guidelines for submitting a manuscript are found under the resource tab.  All manuscripts are blind-peer reviewed.

We look forward to seeing you in beautiful Newport Beach in February.